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Economics is everywhere...if only you choose to see it. Join the FEEcast team every Friday for a lively recap of the week's important stories to give you the meaning behind the headlines.


Featuring Richard Lorenc, Brittany Hunter, Dan Sanchez and Marianne March

Produced by Sean W. Malone, Pavel Rusakov, and Jaye Davidson

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June 15, 2018

Domino’s Pizza is paving over potholes to preserve the cheesy integrity of their pies. Is it just a PR stunt? A sincere gesture of goodwill? Or is it also in their economic interest? Do roads and other “infrastructure” goods need to be provided by the government? Or do private individuals and organizations have incentives to provide such “public goods”? The FEEcast panelists explore these questions and also celebrate the recently completed FEEcon!

 

Show Notes:

Without Government, Who Will Build the Roads? Domino’s Pizza, Apparently | Brittany Hunter

Freeing the Freeways | Leigh Jenco

National Defense and the Fundamental Problem With "Public Goods"

The Private Provision of Public Goods | Donald J. Boudreaux